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Embroidery fragment

Egyptian
13th–14th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 22 cm (1 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.115

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: narrow band of geometric figures with swastica-like ornaments worked in long-legged cross stitch with reddish orange, blue, and a little green silk. Worn and ragged.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund